Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Hang Seng Management College hiring Associate Librarian

(10 November 2017) The Associate Librarian will: provide leadership in the development of strategic planning and formulation of policies for the library user-centered services; develop and implement innovative approaches for effective scholarly communication,      instruction activities, reference and access services; evaluate and develop library outreach and public services strategies; cultivate strong liaison relationships with faculty to […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 30: Hong Kong and Singapore: Is Success Sustainable?

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ranks higher than National University of Singapore (NUS) in the QS rankings and NUS ranks higher than NTU in THE rankings NTU ranks higher than HKUST in the QS rankings and HKUST ranks higher than NTU in THE rankings (Table 30.1 Big Three) By Ruth A. Pagell* (Watch Ruth Pagell present University Rankings […]


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Registration open for Data Science Winter Institute in Hong Kong

(23 October 2017) From 7-8 December 2017, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, the iSchool Asia-Pacific Chapter & the University of Hong Kong will be organizing a Data Science Winter Institute at the University of Hong Kong. This Winter Institute will equip iProfessionals with the latest marketable knowledge and skills, especially in data science, which are […]


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CUHK hiring Learning Services Manager

(21 October 2017) Learning Services at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library encompasses the digital/information literacy training and support services for undergraduates and other users at CUHK. It is also responsible for the Learning Garden, a highly innovative space which provides facilities to support informal learning activities as well specific services such as 3D […]


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Hang Seng Management College hiring Associate Librarian

(19 September 2017) The Associate Librarian will: provide leadership in the development of strategic planning and formulation of policies for the library user-centered services; develop and implement innovative approaches for effective scholarly communication,      instruction activities, reference and access services; evaluate and develop library outreach and public services strategies; cultivate strong liaison relationships with faculty to […]


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Lingnan University hiring Chief Information Officer and Librarian

(16 September 2017) Lingnan University, Hong Kong, is seeking an accomplished professional who can bring vision and provide effective leadership in information technology and library services.  Reporting to the Vice-President of the University, the appointee will be responsible for the overall strategy and policy administration of the University’s Library and Information Technology Services Centre.  He/She is […]


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Hong Kong’s vanishing archives and the battle to preserve history

(6 September 2017, Hong Kong, Reuters) For anyone digging into Hong Kong’s history, the official archives might not be the place to look. The office of the chief executive, Hong Kong’s leader, failed to hand over any official records at all for eight of the 20 years since it came under Chinese rule in 1997, […]


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Tencent’s online publisher files for Hong Kong IPO seen worth $800 million

(4 July 2017) China Literature Ltd, a Tencent Holdings Ltd unit and the country’s largest online publishing and eBook company, has filed for a Hong Kong initial public offering that is expected to raise as much as $800 million. The deal is also a boost for the Hong Kong bourse, which has failed to attract […]


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Hang Seng Management College hiring Associate Librarian

(9 June 2017) Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong is hiring an Associate Librarian. Responsibilities include: Provide leadership in the development of strategic planning and formulation of policies for the library user-centered services; Develop and implement innovative approaches for effective scholarly communication, instruction activities, reference and access services; Evaluate and develop library outreach and public services […]


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Hong Kong Baptist University Library hiring Scholarly Communications Librarian (PR325/16-17)

(2 May 2017) Hong Kong Baptist University Library seeks an enthusiastic, out-going, and organised individual to join the team of the Digital and Multimedia Services Section as Scholarly Communications Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian).  The successful candidate will: (i)      oversee for the library’s training and consultation programmes to support faculty publishing, data management, […]


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The Open University of Hong Kong is hiring Librarian

(28 April 2017) The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) seeks a Librarian responsible for planning, implementing, directing, and evaluating all aspects of library services for both the University Main campus and Jockey Club campus.  Reporting to the Associate Vice President, the Librarian will provide strategic leadership to ensure adequate and quality library services for […]


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JULAC shared ILS in Hong Kong

(19 April 2017) The Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC) is implementing a new shared integrated library system (ILS) to manage the print and electronic collections of 8 individual university libraries, with increasing strategic emphasis on electronic resources and digital collections. The shared system will hold a conglomerate of over 18 million bibliographic records serving […]


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New Sha Tin library to open in Hong Kong

(29 March 2017) The new library is in Yuen Chau Kok Complex on Ngan Shing Street, Sha Tin. At 2,900 sq m, it has a collection of 160,000 items, including Chinese and English books, compact discs, as well as local and overseas newspapers and periodicals. The complex comprises a multimedia library, a computer and information […]


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Official launch of Hong Kong e-Legislation

(20 February 2017)  The Department of Justice (DoJ) will launch a new electronic legislation database known as Hong Kong e-Legislation (HKeL) at 7pm on February 24 to provide convenient and free public access to the Laws of Hong Kong. A DoJ spokesperson said today (February 20), “Access to law is a fundamental element of the rule […]


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Thai student scholarships awarded by Hong Kong

(20 February 2017) The Hong Kong Scholarship for “Belt & Road” Students (Thailand) will launch in the 2017-18 academic year to entice outstanding students to pursue undergraduate studies in Hong Kong. Secretary for Education Eddie Ng announced the scheme after meeting Thai Minister of Education Teerakiat Jareonsettasin in Bangkok today. Mr Ng said the scheme’s […]


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